Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4600 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 108/13/2/2 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 20 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 4780 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 11 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. Running on MIUI 12.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,5th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 3.0,3000 sq.mm VC liquid cooling,9 temperature sensors built-in and AI temperature Control. And it’s running on MIUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 3.9% (percent) less powerful than the 4780 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 55W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 30 W, Wireless reverse charging – 10 W, USB Power Delivery 3.0 and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 2% bigger than Xiaomi Mi 10 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10
100% DCI-P3 100% DCI-P3
120Hz refresh rate 180Hz touch sampling rate
480Hz touch sampling rate 3D curved glass screen
4D curved glass screen 500 cd/m²
5000000:1 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Capacitive 90Hz refresh rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Capacitive
Delta-E 0.41 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
DotDisplay with TrueColor Maximum brightness – 800 cd/m²
HDR10+ Multi-touch
JNCD 0.38 Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation) Scratch resistant
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 3200 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 10 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 11 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 108/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/13/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like ISOCELL Bright HMX , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10
AI 2.0 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Angle of view – 123° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Face unlock Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
ISO settings Geotagging
Laser autofocus (LAF) HDR
Night Mode 2.0 HDR10+ video recording
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Macro mode
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro) Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
White balance settings Self-timer
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Super Phase detection
Tetracell pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10
20 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Angle of view – 117°
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10
4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HO R&D
Ho RxD HPUE
HPUE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 20 Snapdragon X55 modem
Snapdragon X60 modem UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 11 price is $610 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $660 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256 GB and the Xiaomi Mi 10 price tag is $570

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